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Nov 6, 2012 9:00pm PST
obama. short time ago the president won reelection marking the end of very hard fought xaichbility and we are waiting for both romney and president obama to speak tonight and we will bring you that live as soon as they take the is stage in respective cities. good evening thanks for joining us. >> i'm carolyn johnson. president now has at least 275 electoral votes enough to serve 4 more years in the white hous house. >> abc news first made the projection-hour ago or so when the president won in the battle ground state of ohio and we can show you now the updated electoral college map so crucial to the process. again 2 70 votes needed to win. president obama after winning in key states like ohio has 2 81 electoral votes. again over the 2 70 to win. romney at this moment with florida stit still to be heard from and couple other states like virginia h2o 3 electoral votes. >> team coverage for you tonight. laura is live at mitt romney election headquarters in boston. >> and mark live in chicago at the obama headquarters and mark let's start with you there obviously an exciting time
KOFY
Nov 5, 2012 9:00pm PST
and barack obama speaking just moments ago in the final push of this campaign. good evening. i'm dan ashley. the race is razor tight, the tracking poll of this campaign before election day shows president obama leading romney among likely voters, 50-47 percent. we have karen travers live in chicago, with the latest one day before we vote. >> reporter: good evening. the candidates are wrapping up their final exhausting push to win votes. this race is tight. it is going down to the wire. both campaigns say they have the winning formula. >> are you fired up? [cheering] >> are you ready to go? >> reporter: it was a mad scramble to the financial line. for months, they have been criss-crossing the brattle ground states. tonight, president obama and rim mitt romney were just 10 miles apart in columbus, ohio. >> here's the thing, ohio. we know what change looks like. and what he's tell -- selling ain't it. >> reporter: the president has jay-z. [singing rap] >> reporter: and bruce springsteen. >> i am going to be flying with bruce springsteen on the last camday i will ever campaign. >> reporter: the
KOFY
Nov 7, 2012 9:00pm PST
: president obama is back in washington tonight. he and his family arrived at joint base andrews. before leaving chicago he spoke to two top leaders of congress and reiterated the need to reduce the deficit, cut taxes for the middle-class and create jobs. lawmakers expressed their willingness to work with one another. >> i'm not suggesting we compromise on our principles, but i am suggesting to commit ourselves to create an atmosphere where we can see common ground where it exists and cease it. >> it's better to dance than fight. it's better to work together. everything doesn't have to be a fight. everything doesn't have to be a fight. that has been the way it's been last couple years. >> dan: they are at disagreement. they differ on the timetable. boehner prefers to wait until the congress is seated. reid wants coming to get the work done immediately. back here, long time congressman pete stark has been ousted by his opponent. he has been in congress important four decades. he was key architect for president's agenda. but his opponent won. two democrats appeared on the ballot because of
KOFY
Nov 9, 2012 9:00pm PST
obama had not accepted his resignation but i understand and respect the decision. this is an enormous loss for our nation intelligence commun country she. now officials say the affair was discovered during an fbi investigation. more now from news reporter martha. >>reporter: cia director petraeus held all of the nation secrets. but was keeping a big one of his own. today in a statement to cia employees the man considered a national hero by some acknowledged the affair what he calls his extremely poor judgment. such behavior is unacceptable the statement said. both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. petraeus went to the white house yesterday to turn in his resignation. same place he had so frequently been called upon to serve. >> great privilege to serve with our young men and women. >>reporter: today in a statement president obama praised petraeus dedication and patriotism and said his thoughts and prayers are with dave and holly petraeus. holly and dave petraeus have been married 38 years. she was the daughter of the command didn't of west poin
KOFY
Nov 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
. >> reporter: four years ago today it was election night and then senator obama was elected the 44th president of united states. fast forward... now he is fighting for his second term and telling americans they have a choice to make. >> between a return to the top down policies that crashed our economy and an economy that is built from middle out and bottom up and creates a strong growing middle-class. >> the presidential candidates racking up the miles flying from one swing state to the next. the critical battleground state of ohio, mitt romney told the crowd the president failed to bring the hope and change he promised four years ago. >> he promised to do so very much but frankly he fell so very short. he promised to be a post partisan president, but he has been most partisan and divisive, blaming and attacking and dividing. >> with two days to go, chaos in florida. an election office closed for a time preventing voters to write in absentee ballots. raft is very close. a new poll shows 49% of likely voters support obama, 48% romney. >> ama: now, the candidates have less than 48 hours to make
KOFY
Nov 26, 2012 9:00pm PST
washington. >> vulnerable tax deduction from mortgage interest as president obama and congress try to work out a deal that reduces the budget different situations. cap would likely be amend at high income schooled. >> president obama is now pondering cabinet reshuffle and republicans are softening on one of the leading candidate to replace hillary clinton. 7 news political reporter mark matthews tonight with short list that includes some well known bay area names. >> president known for some time that secretary of treasury tim guy and secretary of state hillary clinton are heeded for the door. leading candidate fo is rice but republican senator vowed to fight. if she got the nod. >> we will did whatever is necessary to block the name nation. >> the president fired back. >> when they after the un ambassador because she's an easy target? they have a problem with it. >>reporter: tonight senator mccain backing away. >> i think she deserves the ability and opportunity to explain herself and her position. >>reporter: ambassador not rivt. the attack was responsible taken us event. >> boose
KOFY
Nov 14, 2012 9:00pm PST
president obama showered voters with gifts. david muir has that story. >> romney leaving his hotel the day after the election, next to the convention center where we was to deliver the one speech he had written, his victory speech, but mitt romney has been explaining his loss. it started at a breakfast the very next morning. now today, eye-opening explanation yet during a conference call with a even larger group of donors. he is saying that he won in part because of gifts the obama administration had given to particular groups in this country. >> what the president's campaign did was focus on certain members of base coalition given extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then work aggressively to turn them out to vote. >> among those groups the gifts went to, romney discusses the african-american community, young people and hispanic community. here offering one of gifts to them. >> what the president did he gave them two -- one big gift on immigration with the dream act and amnesty program. >> second thing to get hispanic voters? >> number two, put in place obamacare which ba
KOFY
Nov 28, 2012 9:00pm PST
pleaded guilty to defrauding her clients of $7 million including dianne feinstein. >>> president obama is calling on americans to reach out to congress, tweet them, e-mail them and pressure lawmakers into saving middle-class tax cuts and avoid the fiscal cliff. taxes will go up an average of $2200 and both parties say they are open to compromise. taxes concern small business owners who met with the president yesterday. one of them runs an organic mushroom company. he told us that higher taxes will kill his business. >> we are most passionate about, a business like ours, if people are going to be taxed a couple more thousand dollars, that will affect us, as well. >> he admits his small business has benefited from programs he and friend started it three years and now they have 31 employees. >>> for the first time since the election, president obama will meet privately with the man he beat in the race for president, mitt romney. they will talk tomorrow about ideas reviving the economy. president obama said that he would reach out to mitt romney and hold that private meeting after the elec
KOFY
Nov 8, 2012 9:00pm PST
president obama thanked his chicago campaign staff on wednesday for making tuesday victory possible. mr. obama told the staff because of what they had done it means the work he is doing is important and he choked up. [applause]. >> he told his staff they will do amazing things in their life and their journey is just beginning. the campaign released the video. mitt romney campaign left one image behind. office of the president elect. designed with the hope of romney victory on tuesday which didn't happen. site contains bio of romney and paul ryan and encourages people to joint administration. also a quote from romney describing his vision of a smaller simpler smarter america. site was taken down this morning. >> menlo park base facebook is paying millions of dollars to neighboring cities as it expands the campus and generates more traffic. it's a story developed by our media partner california watch. non-profit project of the center for investigative journalism with the story tonight, david lou. >>reporter: i'm on the border menlo park. campus down the street but facebook expand
KOFY
Nov 20, 2012 9:00pm PST
low. tough day for hewlett packard. >> well just in. president obama has just landed at andrews air force base. president plane touched down at the military base in maryland outside washington, d.c. there you see it in the dark pulling in. he will then take a helicopter to the white house marin one. president obama is returning from 3 day swing through south east asia. at last stop in cambodian the president says the u.s. china relationship is cooperative and constructive and it's important that the 2 nations set clear rules of the road for trade and investment. mr. obama conveyed the message to china outgoing premier. again the president just landed at andrews base. live picture of air force one pulling in. in mere moments the president will come down the stairs and fly back to the white house by helicopter and after being over seas for three days. >> well it's about to be ill will el to bear your body on the streets of san francisco. nudist lost their battle at city hall today when the board of supervisors passed a measure banning public nudity. although there is still one
KOFY
Nov 27, 2012 9:00pm PST
. >> environmentalist say president obama failed the first test on climate look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. reliability and ways to connect. the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. jea
KOFY
Nov 18, 2012 9:00pm PST
for a possible ground invasion. traveling in thailand, president obama warned against ground action. >> not preferable for the people of gaza, it's deplorable for israelis because if israeli troops are in gaza they are much more at risk of incurring fatalities or being wouchbded. [ siren ] >> in israel the wail of air-raid sirens echoes in the streets. three israelis have died so far in the hamas attacks. neither side showing shows any sign of breaking the circle of violence. >> ama: the battle to bring the warriors to san francisco is expected to come to san francisco tomorrow. they are expected to join building trade unions on pier 32. proposal includes a new hotel across from the arena. board of supervisors voted that the one billion dollar project was financially feasible. resolution is set to become the full board on tuesday. >> next spring you will be able to go to a section of the sierra that has been private land. they purchased 3,000 acres of land north of truckee. almost all of the land is untouched. it includes weather lake and lacy meadows. the family that owned it used
KOFY
Nov 25, 2012 9:00pm PST
, president obama may be getting a gift from some republicans. republicans who signed a pledge never to raise taxes. this morning, a leading senator. >> i will violate the pledge, long story short, only if democrats will do entitlement reform. >> he says he won't necessarily abide by the pledge. support from a local house member, too? >> i agree with him. a pledge you signed 20 years ago is for that congress. the world has changed. the economic situation is different. >> they are talking about this man's pledge. americans for tax reform grover norquist who has gotten hundreds to sign. >> do you feel like you and your pledge is under assault? >> no. what the pledge allows elected officials to make it clear to the voters where they stand. are at the they going to be able to raise taxes or continue more of the tame saim. >> he will help fund republican challenges against any member of congress that violates the pledge. >> what i think i hear you are saying, we won't go over the cliff? >> i think we will continue to raise taxes but not raise taxes $500 billion. >> while he tries to keep republica
KOFY
Nov 29, 2012 9:00pm PST
. that president obama did not ask romney to broker a deal. the 2 simply agreed to keep in touch. >> first for new york city. this monday was the first day that anyone can remember when there was no violent crime n.new york city. for 24 hours. there was not a single report of a person being shot. stabbed. or subjected to violence of any kind. kments as city is on target to have the lowest murder rate since 1960. police attribute it to putting officers in specific 80's known for crime. >> on the subject of new york finest. one officer is certainly living up to that title. dan harris on a viral photograph of policeman and man who had no shoes. >> new york city police officer on frigid november night in times square bending down to give a homeless and shoeless man a pair of brand new boots. this scene would have gone unnoticed except jennifer foster a tourist just happened to be there. >> i heard him quite clearly say i have these size 12 all weather boots for you. let's take care of you. >>reporter: she snapped the picture and sent it to the nyp nypd. department posted it to facebook two da
KOFY
Nov 16, 2012 9:00pm PST
against rocket attacks. president obama is speaking with middle east leaders tonight about what is going on in the region encouraging israeli prime minister to scale back the violence. $18 is praising egyptian president attempt to ease tension. alex tonight is in the gaza strip. >> there are 20,000 israeli reservist who have been called up. tank and troop are massing along the border not far from here preparing for a possible ground invasion. missile and rockets flying back and forth. there has been no let up in this deadliest ka las vegas. sirens today from one of the most sacred city in the world jerusalem. target for the first time in this battle. rocket fell 10 miles short nobody was hurt. tel aviv israeli ran for cover. in all more than 550 rocket have now been launched at israel leaving 3 dead. military says a third intercepted by israel ire dome anti-missile system. today we saw where the rockets are coming from. clouds of smoke reveal militant rocket launching site. we asked one of the militant groups behind the attack what it would take to stop. >> as soon as israel s
KOFY
Nov 19, 2012 9:00pm PST
a cease fire. in cambodia today president obama worked the phones. calling israel and egypt leaders. but back here between the bombs, children were able to get outside and smile. while others hope for for quiteer time. >> we need peace. we need fees they stop israeli stop i'm sure they will stop. >>reporter: of course it's not that simple. both side say they want peace but blame the other from preventing. >> many hope for peace deal the missiles keep flying. abc news gaza strip. >>> more to bring you here. warning tonight if holiday travel plans include hitting the road. for every drinking driver out there on the highway there may be 2 more who are on drugs behind the wheel and they are harder for the chp to detect. we have the story. >> also the 9-year-old girl who escaped -- who by him an internet sensation for her football moves on the field. look at her go. she gets a special day with 49ers and coach harbaugh. >> also sand ya here with the weather. >> it's changing. another storm on the way. when the rain will arrive. timing of the system and when it will exit. holi
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